Former Northwestern University football players are accusing Pat Fitzgerald of also being racist and calling Black players "monkeys" after the coach was fired amid a widening hazing scandal.
The announcement that Tennessee State will face Notre Dame in football spotlights the ongoing conversation about HBCUs playing “payout games” against Power Five teams in exchange for major money, and a lopsided loss.
Infamous former Baylor University football coach Art Briles quickly resigned as offensive coordinator at Grambling State after intense backlash from the HBCU community. Briles was fired after a wide-ranging sexual assault scandal at Baylor.
Criticism abounded on social media over the choice for Grambling State University to hire Art Briles, the infamous former Baylor University head coach who was fired in 2016 after being linked to sexual assault allegations.
Jackson State University's star quarterback Shedeur Sanders has signed a historic - and likely lucrative - "NIL" partnership with Gatorade, a first for an HBCU, or any other university, that allows him to profit from his name, image and likeness.
The Division II Bowie State Bulldogs had arguably the best season of any HBCU program. The squad won 12 games, went undefeated in their conference, and went further in the division two playoffs than any other team in school history.
Travis Hunter, the nation’s number one college football prospect in the Class of 2022, has decided to attend Jackson State University and play football for the Tigers next fall. His decision makes HBCU history.
Jackson State edged FAMU by one point as the HBCUs battled during a nationally televised game, but ESPN took home the loss after viewers sounded off because the network didn't show the bands perform at halftime, ignoring a cultural tradition.
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